Did you read about the financial woes of former hockey players? No, I'm not asking you to bail out NHLers. Top athletes get paid well but usually have short careers. They may not prepare financially for unexpected costs during retirement.
Let's look beyond hockey to the problem of longevity: the risk of outliving your savings. There are three ways we can protect ourselves.
This podcast accompanies a blog post at Riscario Insider: http://blog.riscario.com/2010/10/three-ways-for-hockey-players-and-you.html